NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There’s a warning about suspicious packages showing up in mailboxes.
The Department of Agriculture says people in at least eight states, including New York and New Jersey, have received unsolicited seeds sent from an address in China.READ MORE: Who Is Cuomo's Possible Successor, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul?
Officials say the package labels describe the contents as jewelry.READ MORE: Former Aide Refuses To Accept Cuomo's Apology Amid Sexual Harassment Probe; Gov Stays Silent To Reporters' Questions
The seeds are believed to be an invasive species that can harm plants and livestock.MORE NEWS: Gov. Murphy Announces COVID Vaccine Eligibility Expanding To Teachers, More Essential Workers
People are being told not to open the packages and to not plant the seeds.